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Flowers left for Peter Borst
Born a NY Yankee ( not baseball )also raised Schoharie County, NY., second son of U.S. Congressman Peter I. Borst and Catherine B. Borst.Peter Bouck Borst's only wife,was Isabella C. Almond, marrying her on 1 April 1851. Almond was a daughter of Edmund "Mann" Almond, a prominent Luray merchant and slaveholder (owning seven slaves in 1850, and five slaves in 1860).Children :Charles Manning (1851-1923), Cornelia B. (1855-1939), John William (ca. 1858-?), Elizabeth (?-?) :::::::::::::::::Two of Borst's siblings, John B. and Addison A. Borst, served in the local Virginian "Page Volunteers" of Company K, 10th Virginia Infantry. Addison served as a corporal and was captured 12 May 1864 at Spotsylvania Court House, Va. After spending several months at the horrible DEATH Laden POW camp at Point Lookout, Maryland, he was exchanged in October 1864. John B. Borst served initially as 1st sergeant of the company and later quartermaster sergeant of the regiment. Both brothers survived the war.
- Jonathan Robert De Mallie
 Added: Jun. 13, 2012

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